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The Best Magic Show in Branson

The Only Magic & Variety Show in Branson

During Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show, there is never a dull moment. World-renowned performers, Dave and Denise Hamner, lead a show unlike any other. In addition to heart-stopping magic and mind-bending illusions, you’ll be treated to an array of fast-paced variety acts that will entertain the whole family. Enjoy incredible music, spot-on impressions, killer dance routines, out-of-this-world acrobatics, exotic animals (including Gakita the Gorilla), and more. Grab your tickets today!

Aerialist Adventures

You’ll be mesmerized by world-renowned aerialist, Mariya Serykh. Serykh has performed all over the country. Her original aerial silk dance will leave you in awe.

Amazing Acrobatics

Anthony Soumiatin will delight audiences with his acrobatic prowess as he dominates the Cyr wheel.

Mind-Bending Illusions

Enjoy never-before-seen illusions such as the Vertigo—a bone-chilling escape, the amazing Levimorphosis—a unique levitation, and many more.

Exotic Animals

Along with a bevy of feathered, beaked friends is the newest member of our cast, Gakita the gorilla. Gakita is either an eastern lowland gorilla or a mountain gorilla, we don’t know which and Gakita isn’t talking yet, but she’ll delight you. There is an opportunity to meet, greet, and take a picture with Gakita too!

Incredible Vocal Performances

Throughout our show, you’ll be treated to top-notch performances from some of the most talented vocalists in Branson, including Tamra Tinoco who won Female Vocalist of the Year and Female Entertainer of the Year.

Trick Roping & Gunslinging

Johnny Lonestar’s trick roping, whip cracking, amazing fast draw, and gun handling will amaze you.

Aerialist Adventures

You’ll be mesmerized by world-renown aerialist, Mariya Serykh. Serykh has been performed all over the country. Her original aerial silk dance will leave you in awe.

Amazing Acrobatics

Anthony Soumiatin will delight audiences with his acrobatic prowess as he dominates the Cyr wheel.

Mind-Bending Illusions

Enjoy never-before-seen illusions such as the Vertigo—a bone-chilling escape, the amazing Levimorphosis—a unique levitation, and many more.

Exotic Animals

Along with a bevy of feathered, beaked friends is the newest member of our cast, Gakita the gorilla. Gakita is either an eastern lowland gorilla or a mountain gorilla, we don’t know which and Gakita isn’t talking yet, but she’ll delight you. There is an opportunity to meet, greet, and take a picture with Gakita too!

Incredible Vocal Performances

Throughout our show, you’ll be treated to top-notch performances from some of the most talented vocalists in Branson, including Tamra Tinoco who won Female Vocalist of the Year and Female Entertainer of the Year.

Trick Roping & Gunslinging

Johnny Lonestar’s trick roping, whip cracking, amazing fast draw, and gun handling will amaze you.

Prepare to be Mesmerized

Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show offers an experience that will awe and delight the whole family. Come experience all the magic, as our cast and crew delights with illusions you have to see to believe!

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Meet the Cast & Crew

We’ve got an amazing cast and crew that make all the magic of Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show possible. Get to know the people behind the performances. Click the images below to meet our amazing team!

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David & Denise Hamner

Illusionists

The Hamners have performed literally all over the United States, in such amazing venues as the Osmond Family Theater, the Magic Castle in Hollywood, the Blackstone Theater in Chicago, and the Flamingo Hilton in Laughlin, Nevada. They’ve spent the last 16 years in their own theater, Hamners’ Theater right here in Branson, Missouri. They are the recipients of many honors in magic including: the Siegfried and Roy Bronze Lions Head Award, the Magic Masters Award from Las Vegas, Entertainers Of The Year from the International Magic Society, the Certificate of Excellence From Tripadvisor 2015-2020, and numerous awards in Branson, Missouri. The latest being Production Show Of The Year from the Branson Terry Awards.

The Hamners are known for their one-of-a-kind exotic bird act—seen on NBC’s Worlds’ Greatest Magic television special and the Trinity Broadcasting Network. They also perform never-before-seen illusions, such as Vertigo—a bone-chilling escape—the amazing Levimorphosis—a unique levitation, the Light Saber Production, the Philadelphia Experiment, and many others.

Tamra Tinoco

Singer

Tamra Tinoco is as talented as she is beautiful. She has been singing all her life, getting her start as a finalist in the Miss Missouri pageant. She has appeared with such leading artists as Vince Gill, Lee Greenwood, John Davidson, The Osmonds and Ferlin Huskey, as well appearing on the Grand Ole Opry. She has earned honors as both Female Vocalist of the year and Female Entertainer of the year.

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Kenny Brown

Actor, Comedian, Performer

"Downtown" Kenny Brown, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, has worked with the Hamners for over 23 years, and has appeared with them in Magic of the Night, Jimmy Osmond’s American Jukebox production, and Royal Caribbean Cruises. Along with his comedic and powerful dance performances, Kenny is Dave Hamner's magic assistant, helping him create many of the mind-boggling illusions.

Mariya Serykh

Aerialist & Illusion Assistant

Mariya Serykh is our featured aerialist and illusion assistant. Mariya’s first appearance on stage was at the age of 4 with her performing parents on the Showboat Branson Belle. Mariya has performed on countless stages nationwide ever since. She is a natural in acrobatics but truly shines as a dancer in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, and Jazz styles. She has won numerous National Championships, World Championships, and Choreography Awards, as well as winning the titles of Miss Dance America, Miss Nexstar, and Miss Power of Dance. Mariya uses her enormous athletic ability to literally soar through the air as she performs her original aerial silk dance.

Jeff Brandt

Vocalist & Impressionist

Jeff Brandt is originally from central Iowa where he got his start early on by forming the rock and roll group, Galaxy. They were recently voted into the Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Jeff was recognized by Mr. Las Vegas, Wayne Newton himself, and spent 13 years opening for Wayne and performing in his nightly show in Branson and Las Vegas. He earned the moniker ‘The Voice’ during his tenure in Las Vegas and that still applies today! Jeff has been honored with awards and accolades, most recently as the Impressionist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year in Branson.

Johnny Lonestar

Trick Roper & Gun Handler

Johnny Lonestar’s trick roping, whip cracking, and amazing fast draw and gun handling will amaze you. He was a top 20 Finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. He started his career as a trick roper on the Las Vegas Strip at the age of 20, and has entertained tens of thousands since with stage shows at Country Tonite, Silver Dollar City, and Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in which he appeared in Japan, Pigeon Forge, Atlantic City, and Biloxi.

Anthony Soumiatin

Unicyclist & Acrobat

Anthony Soumiatin, a national unicycling champion, has been performing worldwide since he was 4 years old. He is a multi-talented unicyclist and acrobat specializing in the Cyr wheel. He was named Best Young Entertainer in Branson and has performed at the Showboat Branson Belle, Kirby Van Burch, Andy Williams, Yakov Smirnoff, and Cirque Montage. He was also featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

Kathryn King

Magic Assistant/Dancer

Kathryn King is a Houston, Texas, native who has been in love with dancing since the age of three. A recent Oklahoma City University graduate, Kathryn began her professional career performing in Texas and Oklahoma before moving to Branson in February of 2022. Her regional credits include TEXAS! The Outdoor Musical Drama and a number of shows at Frontier City Theme Park. It was during her time at Frontier City that she discovered a passion for magic and illusions which ultimately led her to join the cast of Hamners' Unbelievable Variety Show this season!

Dominic Giannotti

Spotlight Operator

Dominic is in his third year at Hamners’ Unbelievable, This is his first year as our spotlight operator. As part of his job, he gets to shine a light on his dad, Johnny Lonestar. He just earned his Eagle Scout.

Cory Combow

Technical Director

Cory Combow is the technical director of Hamners' Variety Theater. Cory is the man behind our sound production and lighting, video, and special effects. We’re proud to have Cory as the “go-to” guy for all of our technical operations and the integration of those issues into our shows. Often a man behind the scenes, Cory ensures that what you hear and what you see is as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible.

Cory Martin

Stage Manager

Cory is the stage manager of Hamners' Variety Theater. Cory prepares the stage for our show and ensures that props and effects are where they need to be, when they need to be there.

Cory is a dedicated, deliberate member of our team who lends his talent and expertise to all areas of our productions when needed.

Antonio Koenig

Assistant to the Stage Manager

Antonio “Tony” Koenig is the assistant to the stage manager of the Hamner team and works closely with Cory Martin to maintain all moving aspects of our shows. Tony was born in Antigua, Guatemala, where he was adopted by a large Christian family and relocated to the US. As a member of the singing group Twice Adopted, Tony assists our entire show roster throughout the day to ensure our guests have an incredible visit to Hamners' Variety Theater.

Holiday Shows

Make the most of the most wonderful time of the year and come see Hamners’ Unbelievable Christmas Show. We pack all the magic of Christmas into an incredible performance. And don’t miss Hamners’ New Year’s Eve Fiesta.

Hamners Christmas Show With Live Doves Flying Around